How Client Accounting & Advisory Services Enhance Financial Management and Decision-Making

Client Accounting and Advisory Services (CAAS) have emerged as a pivotal component in the modern landscape of financial management. This blog delves into the realm of CAAS, elucidating its significance, core components, and the value it brings to businesses seeking to optimize their financial operations and strategic decision-making processes.

What Is The Best Accounting Method Route For Business Tax Purposes?

There are two accounting method options when it comes to calculating the taxable income of a business: the cash method and the accrual method. Many businesses have a choice of which method to use for tax purposes. The cash method often provides significant tax benefits for eligible businesses, though some may be better off using the accrual method. It can be beneficial for your business to re-evaluate your accounting method, to ensure that it’s the most advantageous approach for your specific situation.

How Dashboards Drive Growth

Do you have your finger on the pulse of your company’s financial health? Having insight into your financial data is key to making strategic decisions that can increase your company’s efficiency and profitability. Financial dashboards are valuable tools to help you gain this insight.

Your Year-End Closing Checklist

The end of the year is a critical time for your business. Accurately and efficiently closing your books at year-end is essential to success – helping you analyze the decisions you’ve made in the past year, remedy any issues, and make informed decisions for the year to come, as well as preparing the business for proper tax reporting and filing.

Planning ahead for 2024: Should your 401(k) help employees with emergencies?

The SECURE 2.0 law, which was enacted last year, contains wide-ranging changes to retirement plans. One provision in the law is that eligible employers will soon be able to provide more help to staff members facing emergencies. This will be done through what the law calls “pension-linked emergency savings accounts.”

A Second Look at Outsourced Accounting

During times of uncertainty, it’s important to evaluate the effectiveness of internal operations like accounting and finance.

An Introduction to Benchmarking: Part 3

In Part 1 and Part 2 of our benchmarking blog series, we introduced benchmarking and provided examples of key benchmark findings for staffing companies. Based on these findings, we identified specific problems for the companies to solve. This blog provides some hypothetical solutions stated below.

An Introduction to Benchmarking: Part 2

In Part 1 of this three-part blog series, we introduced benchmarking and chose four staffing companies from clients in the employment services industry to demonstrate the financial metrics that we used for benchmark analysis. In part 2, we will take a look at the key findings from this analysis.

An Introduction to Benchmarking: Part 1

"Benchmarking" is the process of measuring the products, services, processes, and financial performance of one company against those of similar companies that are known to be leaders in one or more aspects of their operations. Benchmarking provides necessary insights to help you understand your company’s position and performance within the industry and even across industries, and further helps you identify specific areas, systems, or processes in which your company can improve.

Saving Time on Accounts Payable

On a list of things you like to do, paying bills likely ranks somewhere near the bottom. Which is not surprising since it's time-consuming, prone to errors—especially if paper is involved—and fixing mistakes can be challenging at best. Not to mention the security and fraud concerns associated with sending checks in the mail.